From politics to philanthropy: Sally Ehrenfried

Sally Ehrenfried ’89 traces her interest in public policy back to fourth grade, when her letter to presidential candidate Jimmy Carter prompted an invitation to Carter’s inauguration. Later Ehrenfried spent 13 years in Washington working for U.S. senators George J. Mitchell of Maine and Ronald Wyden of Oregon.

Now, as community relations director at the software company Blackbaud Inc., Ehrenfried is able to foster her love of public service through Blackbaud’s philanthropic efforts.

One of the company’s core beliefs is that service to others makes the world a better place, and Ehrenfried helps the company and its employees live out that value. “I’m really having a whole lot of fun,” she said. “I’m able to maintain my public service roots while working in a corporate environment.” [More…]

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